More than Just a Ride: All Electric First- & Last-Mile Options

All Electric First- & Last-Mile Options for Cities and Universities

Wednesday, November 13, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 11/13/24 at 1:00 PM (EST)
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* Registration open until 11/13/24 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Category: Webinar

Wherever cities are growing, issues of parking, traffic, and emissions are worsening.  Convenient parking options and fixed-route public transportation may be able to do only so much to help people reach desired destinations and remove barriers to travel that disproportionately impact disadvantaged communities.

Using real-world examples from municipal and university programs, this webinar will review the design and implementation of all-electric, short-range, on-demand transportation services.  The primary goal of these programs is to create low-cost connections between parking, public transportation, and destinations by deploying electric vehicles in geofenced areas with a focus on job creation and sustainability – the benefits many communities need.  

Join us to delve into these programs’ ability to facilitate connections to local resources, foster economic development, and complement existing transportation options – all while moving people in a greener, more affordable, and customer-focused manner.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine if an all-electric first/last mile transportation is right for their community or campus.
  • Understand how to properly advocate and plan for a first/last mile transportation service, including working with stakeholders to encourage support and promote acceptance.
  • Address financial needs related to similar programs, including determining potential costs, infrastructure needs, potential use fees, and budgeting.
  • Incorporate first/last mile transportation best practices to increase the chances of success and acceptance of a service in their community.

Offers 1 CAPP Point towards application or recertification.



Matthew Inman, General Manager, MasParc and Mobility

Matthew Inman has been a part of the parking and transportation industry for the past 32 years.  He is currently the General Manager for MasParc and Mobility (MasParc).  At MasParc, Matt oversees the operation, maintenance, and management of Northeastern University’s parking assets as part of a 50-year concession agreement.  Prior to joining MasParc, he was the Director of Transportation and Parking Services at Florida State University (FSU) from 2014-2019.  His responsibilities at FSU included managing the procurement process and initial planning to move FSU to a fully electric bus fleet.  Prior to his role at FSU, Matt spent 14 years at Carl Walker, Inc., where he completed over 300 parking and transportation projects for public and private clients throughout North America.  Matt holds a BA in Liberal Studies and an MBA in Finance.  His primary areas of interest are parking and transportation planning, implementing, and improving mobility programs, and working to make parking operations more sustainable.

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Alex Esposito, CEO and Co-Founder, Circuit

Alex Esposito is the CEO and Co-Founder of Circuit.  Starting on a hunch that shared, electric rides would help alleviate parking congestion at the beaches, Circuit (formerly The Free Ride) has evolved into a last-mile mobility solution that’s embraced by cities across the US.  Alex has over 11 years of experience in on-demand electric micro-transit services.  Prior to Circuit, he worked as a consultant for Accenture and in marketing for Vistaprint. He holds a BS in Finance and MBA from Bentley University.  Alex has been a featured contributor at Smart Cities NY, LA CoMotion, 20-20 Cities Boston, South Florida Safe Streets Summit, Urban-X and LACI.  He’s been recognized as a Forbes Next 1000 Entrepreneur and an Association for Commuter Transportation 40 under 40 award recipient.

Thandi Nyambose 

Thandi Nyambose is a Partnerships Manager at Circuit with a public health and transportation background.  She has over six years of experience in sustainable urban development and holds a Master of Urban Planning degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design.  At Circuit, Thandi ensures the success of low-cost electric shuttle programs across the Northeast, including New York City and Washington, DC.  Prior to joining Circuit, Thandi spearheaded Bird’s micromobility programs through strategic partnerships with cities and other public sector stakeholders and worked to launch New York City's first shared electric scooter service in the Bronx.

* Registration open until 11/13/24 at 1:00 PM (EST)
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* Registration open until 11/13/24 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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Kathleen Federici

Kathleen Federici


Director, Professional Development, International Parking & Mobility Institute

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